Valley View, Pa. [Printed by the Valley citizen, 1940. Blue fine woven cloth with gilt title on spine.925 pages illustrations (including portraits, facsimiles) color coat of arms. VG a tight and solid copy exhibiting no signs of wear. Item #158820
Christoph Geist (1717-1766), a mineralogist, was born in Wurtemberg, Germany. He immigrated to America in 1740 to take charge of a copper mine in Frederick Township, Philadelphia (now Montgomery) County, Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Anna Margareta (1724-1776), were married ca. 1742. They had nine children, ca. 1744-1766. Descendants listed lived in Pennsylvania and elsewhere. Also includes other Geist families. Some related materials to an ancestor are laid-in. No copies found outside institutional holdings, exceptionally rare.
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